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Spring 2011
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Other books for reference: (You do not need these, but if you want an alternate source, here are some I know of)

  • On E & M, at roughly this level
    • Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky and Melba Phillips, Classical Electricity and Magnetism ISBN 0-486-43924-0 QC518.P337 2005
  • On E & M, more elementary
    • David J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics (3rd Edition). Comments on the web indicate that this is a much more accessible book than Jackson, but it is at the Junior level. Still, if you need some refreshing, this might be useful.
  • Mathematical reference books
    • Arfken, Mathematical Methods for Physicists ISBN 0-12-059820-5 1985
    • Whittaker & Watson, A Course in Modern Analysis
    • Courant and Hilbert, Methods of Mathematical Physics
    • Abramowitz and Stegun, Handbook of Mathematical Functions
    • Schey, div grad curl and all that (more elementary)
  • Statistical and Thermal Physics
    • Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics
  • Elementary Books on Special Relativity
    • James H. Smith Introduction to Special Relativity (Benjamin)
    • Ohanian Special Relativity: A Modern Introduction
    • French Special Relativity MIT Intro Physics Series
There will be more to come, I think.


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